BOBBYWOOD: THE LONGEST DEATH SCENE is a theatrical performance in the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival written and performed by renowned Hollywood voiceover artist Bill Ratner.
• Selected BEST OF HOLLYWOOD FRINGE 2012 for Voices in my Head
• Eight-time winner: The Moth Story Slams
• HUFFINGTON POST: “More than just the premier voiceover talent in Hollywood today, Ratner writes with subtlety and texture worthy of a literary fiction master…”
• LA WEEKLY: “High-caliber storyteller…”
Previews: Thursday, June 6th, and Saturday, June 8th - 7:30PM
Fringe run: Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday evening, 7:30PM, June 13 – 29.
The Complex Theatres - Ruby Room
6476 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90038
BOBBYWOOD: THE LONGEST DEATH SCENE a world premier solo performance by acclaimed Hollywood voice actor Bill Ratner, delves into the mystery of what happened to I Love Lucy’s “Bobby the Bellboy.” 1950’s Radio actor Bob Jellison who played “Bobby the Bellboy” was Bill Ratner’s uncle. Watched by tens of millions of fans every week, Bobby staggered into Lucy and Ricky Ricardo’s Hollywood hotel suite with luggage, laundry, and priceless dialogue. But after thirteen episodes on I Love Lucy and occasional appearances on The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet and The Addams Family, Bobby disappeared from television and dropped off his family’s radar. Come along on the search for “Bobby the Bellboy” and experience his hopes, dreams, and hallucinations.
Bill Ratner’s spoken word performances are featured on National Public Radio (Strangers, The Business, Good Food.) He is the voice of movie trailers (The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Will Ferrell’s The Campaign, etc.,) Smithsonian Channel, Discovery, the voice of "Flint" on TV cartoons G.I. Joe, Robot Chicken, and Family Guy.
More information at http://www.billratner.com .
Downloadable photos & press release at: http://www.billratner.com/press.html